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GetXform Method (IView)

Gets the matrix used for displaying this drawing view.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetXform() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IView
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetXform()
System.object GetXform()
System.Object^ GetXform(); 

Return Value

Array of 3 doubles that describe the location and scale of the drawing view (see Remarks)


The first two values returned are the X and Y locations of the view relative to the sheet origin, and the third value returned is the scale of the drawing view.

Because of a Microsoft compilation issue, the Dispatch name generated in the swdisp.h and swdisp.cpp files for the Dispatch version of this method is GetXform (with a lower-case letter f). To work around this:

  • Use GetXform in your code instead of GetXForm.

    - or -

  • Modify the swdisp.h and swdisp.cpp files so that the declaration for GetXForm in the IView object is changed to GetXform. Remember to change it when you upgrade the SOLIDWORKS software.

IView::GetViewXform and IView::IGetViewXform get the transform from model space origin to drawing space origin.


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